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HRD mourns tropical meteorologist T. N. Krishnamurti

HRD recently learned of the passing of Professor T. N. Krishnamurti, Professor emeritus at the Florida State University Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences. 133 more words

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HRD Seminar – Dr. Sean PF Casey, CIMAS and AOML/HRD – 15 February 2018

Dr. Casey presented a seminar titled “Geostationary Hyper-Spectral Sounder (Geo-HSS) Constellation:  A Global Observing System Simulation Experiment (OSSE) Assessment”.


Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs) can provide quantitative assessments of potential impacts of new observation sources, without the instrument actually being built in some cases. 94 more words

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HRD Seminar – Scott B. Sieron, Pennsylvania State University – 12 February 2018

Scott presented a seminar titled  “Mesoscale tropical cyclone model EnKF data assimilation of all-sky satellite radiances: advancing from IR to microwave”.


Development with the WRF tropical cyclone configuration and EnKF data assimilation system at Penn State is ongoing towards supporting the direct assimilation of top-of-atmosphere microwave emission observations in all sky conditions. 185 more words


HRD Monthly Science Meeting of February 2018

February’s science meeting consisted of three presentations:

  1. Rob Rogers: The relationship between tropical cyclone structure and intensification in moderate vertical shear
  2. Jon Zawislak: 2018 NOAA/AOML/HRD Hurricane Field Program Intensity Forecast Experiment (IFEX): Overview of Experiment Design…
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HRD Seminar – Michael Fischer, University of Albany/SUNY – 9 February 2018

Michael presented a seminar titled  “Normalized Convective Characteristics of Tropical Cyclone Rapid Intensification Events in the North Atlantic and Eastern North Pacific”.

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Paper on how small-scale changes in winds in hurricanes impact hurricane forecasts released online in Weather and Forecasting

Summary: Forecasters and researchers use the Hurricane Weather Research and Forecasting (HWRF) model to forecast where a hurricane will go, how strong and large it will be, and where the strongest winds will be. 128 more words